|Occupation Actor, songwriter|
Education Columbia University
|Name Gerrit Graham|
Years active 1968–present
|Born November 27, 1949 (age 73) (1949-11-27) New York City, New York, U.S.|
TV shows The Critic, Now and Again, Parker Lewis Can't Lose, Fievel's American Tails, Stockard Channing in Just Friends
Movies Phantom of the Paradise, Child's Play 2, Used Cars, TerrorVision, Demon Seed
Similar People John Lafia, Ted Nicolaou, Brian De Palma, Donald Cammell, Paul Bartel
Children Jack Graham, Henry Graham
Gerrit graham on playing beef in phantom of the paradise media funhouse
Gerrit Graham (born November 27, 1949) is an American actor, scriptwriter and songwriter.
- Gerrit graham on playing beef in phantom of the paradise media funhouse
Graham attended but did not graduate from Columbia University—class of 1970.
He has appeared in such films as Used Cars, TerrorVision, National Lampoon's Class Reunion and Greetings, where he worked with Brian De Palma for the first time. He would again work with De Palma on Hi, Mom and Home Movies, as well as Phantom of the Paradise, where he played flamboyant glam-rocker Beef.
He has also appeared in two different roles on the Star Trek television series; as the alien hunter of Tosk on Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, and as a member of the Q Continuum (adopting the name Quinn) in the Star Trek: Voyager episode "Death Wish". He had been short listed to play the character of Odo which went to Rene Auberjonois.
He was also the voice of Franklin Sherman in the animated series The Critic as well as a recurring role as Dr. Norman Pankow on the sitcom Parker Lewis Can't Lose.
He also wrote teleplays for several episodes of the 1980s version of The Twilight Zone.
He has written songs with Bob Weir of the Grateful Dead.